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by nopatria
Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Ski Season Los Lagos
Replies: 24
Views: 1824

Re: Ski Season Los Lagos

thanks for the ski club tip! I was also wondering about Bariloche (and Cerro Bayo). How easy are they to get to in winter. I remember there is a boat that crosses Lago Todo los Santos but really expensive if I recall...
by nopatria
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Ski Season Los Lagos
Replies: 24
Views: 1824

Re: Ski Season Los Lagos

I'm assuming there is a community of people skiing back country.

Of course getting to know the right people is key (people that understand the risks and know when to not go)...
by nopatria
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Ski Season Los Lagos
Replies: 24
Views: 1824

Re: Ski Season Los Lagos

I am in a dilemma. I really love the scenery down south but from research and comments here the skiing seems to be mediocre. What is backcountry skiing like down south?

I wont ski backcountry here (Montana USA) in the winter because our avalanche danger is always so high...
by nopatria
Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Ski Season Los Lagos
Replies: 24
Views: 1824

Ski Season Los Lagos

I am wondering about ski season in the south. I was in PV once in early July. I had hoped to ski Osorno but it had been raining. Seemed like maybe elevation could be an issue for southern resorts, at least for Osorno. Can anyone tell me what a typical season is like on Volcan Osorno? How about Pucon...
by nopatria
Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Moving to Chile
Topic: rising anti-immigration politics in the Chilean Election
Replies: 18
Views: 2837

Re: rising anti-immigration politics in the Chilean Election

By the way, thanks to Trump, we are now seeing a new interest in Chile from a group that use to be mostly a trickle: various nationals that are U.S. residents with H1-B type visa holders, suddenly interested in pulling out the United States due to Trump. They do not believe their visa status is sec...
by nopatria
Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Moving to Chile
Topic: Bringing kitty to Chile from United States
Replies: 3
Views: 827

Re: Bringing kitty to Chile from United States

hmm did you ever find answer to these questions? I too am interested in this process